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During this year’s Dies Natalis, young ISS scholars will give their perspectives on the future of development, elaborating on the societal relevance of their research and how it fits into the current world of international development.


16.00 – 16.15 Welcome and introduction by ISS Rector Inge Hutter

16.15 – 16.20 Introduction of the afternoon by Lynn ZebedaOpens external

16.20 – 16.30 Presentation by Rod Mena Fluhmann: ‘When Disaster meets Conflict: Disaster response in different conflict scenarios’

16.30 – 16.40 Presentation by Zemzem Shigute Shuka: ‘Transformative Social Protection in Ethiopia’

16.40 – 16.50 Presentation by Brenda Rodriguez Cortes: ‘Studying Women’s Sexuality with Participatory Research’

16.50 – 17.20 Panel with all three speakers & audience discussion and questions

17.20 – 17.30 Wrap up by Lynn Zebeda and closing by Inge Hutter

The event will be followed by a reception.


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